Top Engineering Physics/Applied Physics Bachelors degree Programs - 2023

A program focusing on the use of physics principles in the analysis and evaluation of engineering problems and other scientific applications. Includes instruction in high- and low-temperature phenomena, computational physics, superconductivity, applied thermodynamics, molecular and particle physics applications, and space science research.

While Engineering Physics/Applied Physics has degrees up to the Post masters certificate, most students study towards a Bachelors degree. Students study Engineering Physics/Applied Physics all around the US, though the major at the Bachelors degree level has the most graduates in Colorado. The average annual income for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in Engineering Physics/Applied Physics is $64,763.

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See where Engineering Physics/Applied Physics is the most popular major in the U.S.
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Top Colleges for Engineering Physics/Applied Physics

Colorado School of Mines is a top choice for students who are interested in pursuing a major in Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. Students can study up to a Post masters certificate at the school. Colorado School of Mines awards about 59 Bachelors degrees to those majoring in Engineering Physics/Applied Physics per year. However, Tulane University of Louisiana and Cornell University are also options to consider. Take a look at the college options in the table below.

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Careers for Engineering Physics/Applied Physics Majors

Some top jobs related to Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, include Engineers, All Other and Natural Sciences Managers, both of which are in high demand. Yet there are higher paying positions, like Physicists. the most available position for Engineering Physics/Applied Physics majors is Architectural and Engineering Managers.

Top Paying Careers for Engineering Physics/Applied Physics

  1. Physicists   (Median Wage: $152,430)
  2. Architectural and Engineering Managers   (Median Wage: $152,350)
  3. Natural Sciences Managers   (Median Wage: $137,900)
  4. Engineering Teachers, Postsecondary   (Median Wage: $104,940)
  5. Engineers, All Other   (Median Wage: $100,640)
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